The head coach of the Russian national football team Stanislav Cherchesov commented on the victory over the national team of Slovenia in the match of the second round of the qualifying tournament for the 2022 FIFA World Cup
“Before the match, they said it was a six-point game. Our rivals beat Croatia, they came here with a different mood. We won, but against a different opponent. Malta is incomparable with Croatia. We tuned in for a 6-point match. Slovenia is a good organized team. They play compactly. There are world-class players – Ilicic, Oblak. There are other players. Our players are also of the same class, so we had no doubts that the game would be good. At the installation, he said that the scales should be tipped in their direction, which team will show more character, that will win. We turned out to be more fortunate, “Cherchesov said at a press conference.
The Russian national team defeated Slovenia with a score of 2: 1. Both goals of the Russian team were scored by Artyom Dzyuba.
Earlier, Koloskov expressed the opinion that a victory over Slovenia in Sochi could be key in the selection for the 2022 World Cup.